0 Likes

Fountain of Wealth
Singapore

The Fountain of Wealth (Chinese: 财富之泉) is listed by the Guinness Book of Records in 1998 as the largest fountain in the world. It is located in one of Singapore's largest shopping malls, Suntec City.

During certain periods of the day, the fountain is turned off and visitors are invited to walk around a mini fountain at the centre of the fountain's base for good luck. At night, the fountain is the setting for laser performances, as well as "live" song and laser message dedications between 8pm to 9pm daily. It is situated in such a way the fountain is the hub of the shopping mall.

For more information, refer to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fountain_of_Wealth

Copyright: Min Heo
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Caricate: 23/07/2010
Aggiornato: 30/09/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


Tags: fountain; wealth
comments powered by Disqus

Didi Lotze
Raffles Hotel, Singapore
Julien Mordret
SINGAPORE - Raffles Hotel, The Palm Garden
Julien Mordret
SINGAPORE - Raffles Hotel, The Fern Court
Travel-Sphere.com
Cnyfestival1 P
Min Heo
Marina Bay Sands Resort,
Jonathan Danker
Esplanade Rooftop 360
Jonathan Danker
Esplanade exterior 360
Travel-Sphere.com
Giantdandelionsatmarinabay Lr
Travel-Sphere.com
Nicollhighway1 P
Travel-Sphere.com
Liveatesplanademosaicmusicfestival Lr
Jonathan Danker
Esplanade Mall 360
Matthew Field
Singapore marina esplanade at night
Alessandro Ugazio
Alghero, Bastioni Marco Polo al tramonto
Jean-Pierre Lavoie
OSM Symphonic concert in North Montreal
Frank Luetgenau
Wuppertal Sculpture
Dmitry Sverdlov
Crimea, Yalta, theater Chekhov
Jean-Pierre Lavoie
Municipal assembly at Montreal City Hall
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Apartment-for-Just-Married-Briz-Hotel-Sochi-Russia
Vladimir Georgievskiy
Russian Winter Forest
Martin Berta
Spis Castle
Gerard Kuster
Amsterdam Canals Keizersgracht
Tradehi workshop or certification U of ASME international ofo oviedo
Jean-Pierre Lavoie
World Trade Centre Montréal and the Ruelle des Fortifications
Alessandro Ugazio
Tharros, Sardegna
Min Heo
King's palace in Gamla Stan
Min Heo
Night view of College of Law, Seoul National University #2
Min Heo
Yoju Premium Outlet - fountain plaza #2
Min Heo
Entrance of Parc Guell
Min Heo
Siegessäule - Victory Column, Berlin
Min Heo
St. John's Church
Min Heo
Paris Park, Mokdong
Min Heo
Memorial Tower #1, Yeongcheon National Cemetery
Min Heo
Seoul Worldcup Stadium and the mascot
Min Heo
Backyard of Lee Jung Kyu's Accessories, Heyri, Paju City, Kyongki Province
Min Heo
Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai
Min Heo
Fountain in Parque de la Ciutadella
More About Singapore

Singapore began as a boat quay at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Its early days bear few written accounts which are made more difficult to interpret due to the many names it has had. Its original name in Malay meant "island at the end" of the peninsula.In the middle ages there was a settlement here with a trading post and fishing village; today Singapore technically contains sixty-three small islands. Here's a good view of the city from Merlion Park and up close at Raffles Place.From the fifteenth century onwards Singapore's warring neighbors took turns taking over control of the city. Over the past five centuries this port city has been the property of Siam, the Majapahit Empire of Java, Thailand, Portugal, Britain, Japan and Malaysia. Singapore finally achieved its independence in 1959 and has existed as the Republic of Singapore, a UN member nation.Singapore is really interesting because it's one of only five sovereign city-states which survived the colonial expansion period of world history. (The others are Vatican City, Monaco, San Marino and Andorra.) Its history as a busy port city has brought traders from all over the world, and their influence is commemorated in some interesting works of art. For example, see the British tea merchants along the Singapore river, and the Asian Civilizations Museum.In the nineteenth century Singapore was a major port for ships traveling between Europe and East Asia. During WWII the Battle of Singapore ended with the largest British surrender in history -- nearly 130,000 troops.Next time you have the chance to pass through Singapore, make sure to visit the zoo and see the white tigers, and be glad there's a fence in between. Also note how clean the city is, even under a bridge.Text by Steve Smith.